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Media player Apps

Playback of video, audio, and any other type of media has never been easier, with the ever ubiquitous VLC media player able to successfully play back any media you throw at it. For those that want to use other software that might, say, have better library management, options like Kodi and iTunes are also viable.

Platforms

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Features

  • Support for subtitles
  • Portable
  • Music Library
  • Integrated codecs
  • Multiple languages
  • Media Streaming
  • Lightweight
  • Apps with Chromecast Support
  • Create PlayList
  • Internet Radio
  • Capture image from video
  • Integrated Web Browser
  • Playlists management
  • Skinnable
  • TV Shows
  • Support for IPTV
  • Support for CUDA acceleration
  • Customizable
  • DNLA Server
  • Hardware Accelerated
  • Integrated Search
  • Support AirPlay
  • Android Sync
  • Audio Recording
  • Automatic subtitles download
  • Built-in Media converter
  • Built-in subtitle search
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VLC Media Player

VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework. Owned by the non-profit organization VideoLAN.

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Kodi

Kodi, formerly XBMC, is a free and open source media player and entertainment center for Linux, Mac OS X, Windows, XBox, and iOS.

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MPC-HC

MPC-HC is an extremely light-weight, open source media player for Windows. It supports all common video and audio file formats available for playback.

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iTunes

Media player, media library, Internet radio broadcaster, and iPhone device management application.

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Winamp

Winamp is a media player for Windows and OS X developed by Justin Frankel and Dmitry Boldyrev by their company Nullsoft, which they later sold to AOL, who sold to Radionomy in...

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Plex

Plex bridges the gap between your computer and your home theater, doing so with a visually appealing user interface that provides instant access to your media.

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Media Player Classic

Discontinued

The project is no longer developed. The currently active fork is Small MPC-HC iconMPC-HC . Latest version, 6.4.9.1, released in April 2011, can be still downloaded from FreeCodec.com

Media Player Classic was designed to look just like Small Windows Media Player iconWindows Media Player 6.4, but with many additional new features.

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PotPlayer

Potplayer is a minimalist media player that has an extensive range of configurable options to choose from and lots of functionality.

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MediaMonkey

MediaMonkey is a music player and a music library manager with support for 50,000+ files and many features for organizing, tagging, converting and burning your music.

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KMPlayer

Bundleware

Be careful during installation. Forum

The KMPlayer is a versatile media player which can cover various types of container format.

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Songbird

Discontinued

Songbird’s operations and associated services was discontinued on June 28, 2013. The source code can be still downloaded from Mozilla Development Center.

With a focus on fans, Songbird personalizes music content from the artists you love the most. Share your own photos with artists and other fans or discover new artists, all while listening to your music on your computer. Free download for PC! .

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Amarok

Amarok is a powerful music player for Linux, Unix and Windows with an intuitive interface.

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SMPlayer

SMPlayer intends to be a complete front-end for MPlayer, from basic features like playing videos, DVDs, and VCDs to more advanced features like support for MPlayer filters and...

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MPlayer

MPlayer is a movie player which runs on many systems (see the documentation).

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Banshee

Discontinued

No new releases and features since 2014. Latest versions, 2.6.2 (stable) and 2.9.1 (development), released in February and March 2014, are still working and can be downloaded from the official website.

Play your music and videos. Stay entertained and up to date with podcasts and video podcasts. Discover new music with Small Last.fm iconLast.fm radio.

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Windows Media Player

The media player provided pre-installed with all modern Windows versions (7 and higher): Windows Media Player 12 plays more music and video than ever, including Flip Video and...

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Miro

Discontinued

No updates since 2013. Youtube intergration broken because of no updates since youtube API changed. See changelog: http://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/pculture.org/Miro/

Miro (formerly Democracy Player) is a free and open source internet TV application, media library, and video player.

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GOM Media Player

Bundleware

The installer contains additional bloatware that can hijack your browser's settings. Be careful during the installation: Forum

GOM Media Player (Gretech Online Movie Player) is a freeware media player.

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Quod Libet

A extensible Music player with Podcast support, web radio, playlists and many more. As it is written in Python, writing new plug-ins is really easy.

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Stremio

Media center allowing to watch movies, series, YouTube channels instantly. You can watch in HD, with subtitles, and easily cast any file to TV through DLNA, Chromecast, AppleTV!

Stremio also gives you notifications for new episodes / movies.

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QuickTime Player

Watch Internet video, HD movie trailers, and personal media clips. Whether it’s on the web or on your desktop, QuickTime Player brings your digital media brilliantly to life.

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MPC-BE

MPC-BE is a free and open source audio and video player for Windows.

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UMPlayer

Discontinued

No more updates, latest downloads from 2011: https://sourceforge.net/projects/umplayer/files/

UMPlayer is a movie player which runs on many systems.

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Videos

Videos (previously Totem) is the official movie player of the GNOME desktop environment based on xine-lib or GStreamer.

  • Free • Open Source
  • Linux
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SPlayer

Discontinued

The program is no longer updated. Latest version, 3.7 Build 2437, released in August 2011, can be still downloaded from the official website.

SPlayer is a player that supports all popular formats, including DVDRip, HDTV, RMVB, QuickTime, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, AC3/DTS, VP3/6/7, Indeo, XVD, OGG / OGM, APE, FLAC, TTA, AAC, MPC...

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